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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

India, Uttar Pradesh : Dengue claims 35-yr-old youth's life in Gomtinagar

Article via Times of India :

 In a shocking incident reported from the city, a 35-year-old youth died due to dengue shock syndrome at a private hospital in the state capital on Monday morning. He was identified asManoj Yadav who was living in VipulKhand area of the city. Dr HNTripathi, who attended to the patient, confirmed that Yadav died of dengue shock syndrome.

According to Dr Tripathi, Yadav was brought to the hospital at around 5pm on Sunday evening and tests confirmed that he was suffering from dengue. Dr Tripathi stated that Yadav breathed his last at 11.08 am on Monday morning. Chief medical officer of Lucknow, Dr SNS Yadav however denied any information in this regard.

Experts however warned against dengue. They advised taking precautions since dengue mosquito breeds in water. "People should ensure that no water is left in the coolers, old vessels, tyres or junk," said the CMO. For drains and open patches, he suggested that people can pour burnt oil to form a film so that mosquitoes do not get a place to breed. He also advised people to wear full-sleeve clothes as far as possible."

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